Ever wish that you could change the font size in your iPad web browser? Well, with NaviDys you totally can. You can also switch up the font, and adjust letter spacing and line spacing. What is this browser? A type nerd’s dream? Well, maybe, but really it’s designed to make things easier for the visually impaired.
Double-tapping a chunk of text to zoom in works great, except that once that wrapped text hits the edge of the screen it isn’t getting any bigger – not unless you want to pan left and right just to read a sentence. Navidys brings in a host of text-based accessibility options, including one thing that might just make it my go-to browser for reading: Christian Boer’s Dyslexie font.
At first look this font appears ugly and messy, with fat legs and skinny arms. But after no time at all you’ll forget that and be reading in total comfort. Dyslexie – designed to make things easier on people with dyslexia – is like a pair of old comfortable slippers for your eyes. I switched to it as my default font in Instapaper, and it’s the only thing I miss now I use Pocket instead (Apple should totally license it as a system font).